About us

About the Benefice

Start Bay Benefice is located in the South Hams, in South Devon, and comprises the following parishes: Buckland-tout-Saints, Charleton, Chivelstone, East Portlemouth, Slapton and South Pool.

A service is held in all of our churches each Sunday with an occassional joint service when there is a 5th Sunday in the month. All of our churches are open for visitors during the day. 

Please follow the links here to our individual churches or see the calendar for a list of services.

Our priest-in-charge is the Rev Pam Kemp with Readers Ken Ball and Andy McMullin (in training). For more information about us, go to Our Staff.